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 Parks and Recreation/Special Services Division
1108 N. Oleander Street
Compton, California 90220
(310) 605-5688

Overview

The Parks and Recreation/Special Services Department provides a variety of recreational and leisure activities for people of all ages. Sports, classes, clubs and field trips are but a few of the offerings. Several of the parks offer organized sports for youth, and the Dollarhide Center serves as the hub of a multifaceted program for senior citizens. The department also coordinates a number of annual events, including the Christmas Parade, Winter Wonderland, Cinco de Mayo, Summer Soul Jam, and Gospel Concert among others. Through Special Services, community members also have access to substance abuse counseling and parenting education.

RECREATION FACILITIES OPEN TO RESIDENTS

BURRELL-MACDONALD PARK
Phone: (310) 638-6414
Phone: (310) 761-1425
2516 West Alondra Blvd. 5.0 acres

Burrell/MacDonald Park Community Center is equipped with children's playground apparatus, outside basketball courts, a junior baseball diamond, picnic facilities, barbecue pits, and large auditorium with stage, kitchen, restrooms and off-street parking. Hours of Operation are: Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – as posted.

GONZALES PARK
Phone: (310) 638-1007
Phone: (310) 761-1462
1101 West Cressey Street 14.06 acres

Charles "Pop" Siler Community Center is equipped with a gymnasium (for multi-purpose use: volleyball court, etc.), two (2) junior baseball diamonds, children's playground apparatus, outdoor/indoor cooking facilities, meeting rooms, picnic facilities for large groups and off-street parking. Gonzales Park is also the home of Jackie Robinson Stadium. The stadium is a regulation field. Hours of Operation are: Monday through Thursday, 11:00 noon to 8:00p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – as posted.

GONZALES PARK AQUATICS CENTER
Phone: (310) 761-1463

Gonzales Park Aquatics Center is open daily during the summer months of June, July, August and September. Hours of Operation are: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. (Swimming Lessons); Mondays only Day Camp, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Night Swim); Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Recreation Swim); Sundays, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Recreational Swim).

KELLY PARK
Phone: (310) 761-1415
2319 East Caldwell Street (Harris & Pauline) 3.8 acres

Kelly Park Community Center is equipped with a kitchen and stage, meeting rooms, picnic area with barbecue pits, children's playground apparatus, outdoor basketball court and volleyball court, a junior baseball diamond and outdoor restrooms. Hours of Operation are: Monday through Thursday, 11:00 noon to 8:00 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – as posted.

WILSON PARK
Phone: (310) 631-3845 (310) 761-1465
123 North Rose Avenue 3.9 acres

Wilson Park Community Center is equipped with a gymnasium (for multi-purpose use: volleyball court, etc.), kitchen, auditorium, two (2) lighted tennis courts, a midget baseball diamond, children's playground apparatus, a picnic area, barbecue pits and outdoor basketball courts. Hours of Operation are: Monday through Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – (Sundays 12 noon – 5:00 p.m. during Adult League Play only) -as posted.

LUEDERS PARK
Phone: (310) 638-4821
Phone: (310) 761-1472
1500 East Rosecrans Avenue 6.0 acres

Lueders Park Community Center is equipped with a gymnasium (for multi-purpose use: volleyball court, etc.), children's playground apparatus, a picnic area, barbecue pits, meeting rooms, a kitchen, swimming pool, outdoor restrooms and off-street parking. Hours of Operation are: Monday through Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. - as posted.

WILLIAM LOVE SWIMMING POOL
(Located at Lueders Park)
Phone: (310) 635-3484

Love Pool is open daily during the summer months of June, July, August and September. Hours of Operation are: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. (Swimming Lessons); Mondays only Day Camp, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Night Swimming); Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Recreation Swimming); Sundays, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Recreational Swimming).



NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS

ELLERMAN PARK
400 (block) West Bennett Street – 1.8 acres
This park has children's playground apparatus and picnic tables.

FIG/OLEANDER PARK
Fig Street & Oleander Avenue - .8 acres
This mini park has children's playground apparatus.

CESAR CHAVEZ PARK
1812 North Santa Fe Avenue – 2.4 acres
Formerly Oaks Park offers a junior baseball diamond, outdoor basketball court, off-street parking, children's playground apparatus and picnic area.

RAYMOND STREET PARK
400 (block) West Raymond Street – 2.5 acres. This park has children's playground apparatus, a junior baseball diamond and restrooms

SIBRIE PARK
1300 West El Segundo Blvd. – 3.8 acres
This park has children's playground apparatus, tetherball, volleyball, barbecue pits, a picnic area, a junior baseball diamond, lighted outdoor basketball courts and restrooms.

SOUTH PARK
Chester & Caldwell Streets – 4.83 acres
South Park has a junior baseball and softball diamond, children's playground apparatus, tetherball, an outdoor basketball court, restrooms, picnic facilities for large groups and off-street parking.

TRAGNIEW PARK
2121 West Alondra Blvd. – 4.5 acres
Tragniew Park offers lighted tennis courts. It has children's playground apparatus, a picnic area and a 10 station fitness center.

WALTER R. TUCKER PARK
560 West Laurel Street – 4.9 acres
The park is equipped with modern outdoor restrooms, a 12 station fitness center, enlarged play equipment areas and a colorful gazebo located in the center of the park. Off-street parking along with outdoor lighting provides for evening recreational activities. A picnic area complete with barbecue pits and steel picnic tables allows for usage of Block Clubs and other local groups.














Date

Event

Time

Location
3/4/2011 Mardi Gras 7:00 p.m. VFW
3/5/2011 Mardi Gras 12:00 p.m. VFW & Wilson Park
3/31/2011 Cesar Chavez Holiday City Hall will be Closed
4/23/2011 Easter Eggstravaganza 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Golf Course
5/5/2011 Cinco de Mayo Holiday City Hall will be Closed
5/30/2011 Memorial Day City Hall will be Closed
6/18/2011 Juneteenth 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. TBA
12/3/2011 Winter Wonderland 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Gonzales Park
12/10/2011 Christmas Parade 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Bullis Rd. & Cpt. Blvd. West to Alameda St.



BURRELL-MACDONALD PARK
Youth T-BallAYSO Soccer Arts & Crafts Girls Club Day CampSummer Sports CampHealth & WellnessMartial ArtsSaturday Morning FunAfterschool Program Friday Night Live

GONZALES PARK
Youth T-BallAdult AerobicsDanceGirls Club Toy Loan ProgramAfterschool ProgramGame Room TournamentsIndoor SoccerSwimmingSummer Sports Camp

KELLY PARK
Youth T-BallGirls SoccerAYSO SoccerGirls ClubKids KitchenMake It A SundaeMartial ArtsToy Loan ProgramSummer Sports CampVisual & Performing ArtsWiiChallengeTeen Friday Night Live

LUEDERS PARK
Youth T-BallHandballTennisCo-Ed Open GymWomen's VolleyballAdult AerobicsDanceGirls ClubToy Loan ProgramAfter School ProgramFriday Night FunSummer Sports CampSummer Drop In CampSwimming

DOLLARHIDE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER
Beginning ArtCeramicsScrapbookSewingJewelry MakingMillinery ClassT-Shirt DesignCandle MakingQuiltingYogaLine DancingLow Impact Aerobics50+ Fit & FriendlyWeight TrainingChair VolleyballSocial ClubsSenior ExcursionsSpecial ProgramsTransportation ServicesReferral Services


PAR 3 GOLF COURSE
Public PlayTournament PlayProfessional InstructionPro Shop

WILSON PARK
Indoor SoccerYouth T-BallAdult BasketballGirls ClubSummer Sports CampAYSO SoccerHealth & WellnessAfterschool ProgramSkate Park
 

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